|3 Months Ended|
Dec. 31, 2021
The Company owns common and preferred shares of DepYmed Inc. (“DepYmed”), which represents approximately 15% ownership of DepYmed.
The Company accounts for its investment in DepYmed common shares using the equity method of accounting and records its proportionate share of DepYmed’s net income and losses in the accompanying consolidated statements of operations.
The Company accounts for its investment in preferred shares of DepYmed at cost, less any impairment, as the Company determined the preferred stock did not have a readily determinable fair value.
The carrying value of the Company’s investment in DepYmed common shares was reduced to zero, therefore, during the three months ended December 31, 2021, the Company recorded its share of equity losses to the extent of its investment in preferred shares of DepYmed. The Company will continue to monitor the operating results of DepYmed and will record equity in earnings when the equity in earnings exceeds the Company’s previously unrecognized losses.
Equity in losses for the three months ended December 31, 2021 and 2020 were approximately $0.4 million and $0.03 million, respectively.
The carrying value of the Company’s total investment in DepYmed is as follows:
The entire disclosure for equity method investments and joint ventures. Equity method investments are investments that give the investor the ability to exercise significant influence over the operating and financial policies of an investee. Joint ventures are entities owned and operated by a small group of businesses as a separate and specific business or project for the mutual benefit of the members of the group.
Reference 1: http://www.xbrl.org/2003/role/disclosureRef